WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Thursday, October 20:

 

Lunch:  BBQ beef rib sandwich or cheesy garlic flatbread, seasoned green beans, sweetened strawberries, pudding cup,½ pint of milk

 

6:00pm - Freshman Football vs. North Mac (H) – Location & Opponent Change

 

6:00pm – JV & Var Volleyball vs Illini Central High School – Senior Night for Volleyball, Golf, & Cross Country – Seniors will be recognized immediately after the JV volleyball game.

 

White Out!  Those attending tonight’s volleyball game will receive a free Bullets t-shirt!! Come cheer on our seniors in volleyball, golf, and cross country!

 

Band Booster Meeting: Thursday, October 20th at 6:30 pm in the WHS band

room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.

 

Friday, October 21:

 

Lunch:  Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, tortilla chips & apple salsa, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded Rodb20161020e lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk

 

Pink Out!  7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Athens High School – Senior Night for Band, Cheerleaders, and Football – Seniors will be recognized at 6:15pm.

 

Saturday, October 22:

 

3:00pm – Boys Soccer at Sectional Championship @ St. Thomas More in Champaign – Bus leaves 12:30pm

 

Cross Country @ Liberty for Regionals – Bus leaves 6:15 AM

 

General Announcements:

 

Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of October:

·         October 27 - Southeast Missouri State

 

Sign-Up for WHS Parent-Teacher Conferences at this website:  Copy and paste this website to your browser - www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C44A9AE29A1FB6-2016

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on November 9 (12:30-3:30, 4:00-8:00 PM) or November 10 (8:00-11:00 AM).  You need to sign up for individual meeting times with teachers listed on your student’s schedule.  Scroll down the list and pick times that work with your schedule.  Once you have selected all conference times you want, please hit the submit button.  It will prompt you for contact information.

 

Auditions for the spring musical, Beauty and the Beast, will be held November 1 and 2. Go to https://sites.google.com/a/wcusd15.org/whs-musical/ for more information and to sign up for an audition time. 

 

Freshmen:  Please play class dues to Mr. Halford

 

Juniors:  Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh - After December 1 the cost goes up to $25 a year!!

 

Seniors: Senior parents and students are encouraged to sign up for important guidance announcements through the "Remind Ap". You can join by simply texting the words "@bullet17" to the number 81010  For those that are signing up late, you will still be able to view old announcements. Announcements can be sent to your email address or can appear as a text on a mobile phone (standard text messaging rates apply). If you are having trouble with this method of signing up for Class of 2017 notifications, please visit  https://www.remind.com/join/bullet17

 

Seniors:  Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) U.S. Scholarship Program - Graduating high school seniors, visit www.rmhc.org for more information or apply today at aim.applyISTS.net/RMHC. Application deadline: January 18, 2017

 

Trip to Iceland Being Planned – June 6-11, 2017 – Informational Meeting – Tuesday, November 1st at the Junior High 6:00pm.  For information contact Mrs. Thomas at thomas@wcusd15.org or Mrs. Lorton at lorton@wcusd15.org.  You can also visit worldstrides.com/signup, trip id = 141885.

 

High School Cheerleading Basketball and Competition Squad Tryout Information - Anyone who is interested in trying out for the '16-'17 Cheerleading Basketball/Competition Squad must attend the Winter Parent/Athlete meeting being held on Monday, October 24 starting at 6:00 pm in the db20161020 gym at WHS. Cheerleading will move to the cafeteria for its' specific meeting afterwards. It is highly recommended that you bring your health insurance card with you, as mandatory insurance waivers and IHSA paperwork will also be completed at this meeting. As a reminder, student-athletes will need updated physicals in order to participate. The athletic handbook is available online on the district webpage if you want to access it prior to the meeting.

Tryout Clinic: Tuesday, October 25 Middle School Gym 3:45 - 6:00 pm.

Tryouts: Wednesday, October 26 Back Gym of WHS 3:45 - 5:00 pm.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Coach Duncan.

duncan@wcusd15.org

 

Community Service/Volunteer Info:

 

NEW! 183rd Fighter Wing – Trunk or Treat Event - For anyone needing community service hours, the Airman and Family Readiness Program of the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist with their Trunk or Treat Event that they are co-hosting at Camp Lincoln.  Volunteers will be needed on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. helping with the children’s activities.  The event will take place at Camp Lincoln located at 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield.  Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

Parent/Teacher Conferences – Online Math Content Volunteers - For anyone needing community service hours, the elementary school, middle school, and junior high school are each looking for volunteers for during Parent/Teacher Conferences to work in their computer labs to help parents gain access to their children’s online math content.  Two volunteers are being sought for each of the shifts, which include:  Wednesday, November 9 – 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9 – 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9 – 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 10 – 8:30-10:00 a.m.  There will also be a short training you will need to attend at the Williamsville Junior High School prior to the conferences.  Details for that training are yet to be determined.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.

 

Williamsville Middle School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Williamsville School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates:  Wednesday, November 3—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Friday, November 10—8:00-11:00 a.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

Sherman Elementary School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two-hour shifts on the following dates:  Thursday, November 3—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 8—5:00-7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 10—8:00-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

Sherman Holiday Wonderland:  Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Sherman Holiday Wonderland, which will be hosted at the Sherman Athletic Club on Sunday, November 20, 2016.  Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship.  Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 20, 2016, helping vendors unload from 7:00-9:00 a.m. and working the Welcome Table from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and additional volunteers are needed to help set up for the event.  Set up will be either Saturday evening or early Sunday morning, but that time has not yet been confirmed.

 

Williamsville Community Foundation — Quarter Auctions:  For anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville Community Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist with their Quarter Auctions to benefit different charities.  They need help on the second Wednesday of every month from 5:00-6:00 p.m. to set up chairs at the Williamsville Community Center, and then they will need help on the second Thursday of every month from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to work concessions during the auctions.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.

 

Capitol Radio Group — Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo:  For anyone needing community service hours, the Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2016.  Volunteers will be passing out candy in the safe trick-or-treating event inside the zoo gates or working in the carnival area.  Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

183rd Fighter Wing – Children’s Christmas Party - For anyone needing community service hours, the Airman and Family Readiness Program of the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield are looking for volunteers to assist with their Annual Children’s Christmas Party.  Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, December 11, 2016, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. helping with the children’s craft tables.  The event will take place at base of the 183rd Fighter Wing at 3101 J. David Jones Parkway in Springfield.